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What To Expect With Real Estate Inspections

Congratulations on buying your first home after probably weeks and even months of shopping around for the perfect one. But this now puts you in one of the most crucial times of the entire real estate transaction; it could even be a deal breaker. This is the property inspection. It […] more

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Should You Have Real Estate In Your Investment Portfolio?

Jumping In To Real Estate Investing There’s no doubt that the real estate market is a hot one, with short sales, cheap foreclosures, and other unrivalled deals and opportunities. This may very well make you stop and wonder if real estate is right for you, but it is important to […] more

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What Happens On Moving Day Depends On Preparation

Like other days such as weddings and graduations, moving day is not just a date on the calendar. And like those other days, how it turns out will depend very much on the preparation that you put in beforehand. You will need to have everything ready for the movers, plans […] more

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Things You Should Not Do Before Purchasing a Home

Owning your own home is one of the great pleasures and privileges of the modern world. All too often potential home buyers make choices before they purchase a home that make the process more difficult, time consuming and expensive. When you decide that you are going to buy a home […] more

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Credit Card Debt: Three Tips To Help Reduce It

More always seems to be better in this age of materialistic consumerism. Who doesn’t dream of owning a lovely house and a swanky car? Knowing how to arrange money and keeping your head above the waters of credit card debt is not a skill that is taught in schools or […] more

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What Happened With Subprime Mortgages In 2007 And Can It Happen Again?

Owning your own home is part of the American Dream, but the mortgage crisis in 2007 literally shattered that one hope for many in the country and around the world. Dubbed the Mortgage Mess or Mortgage Meltdown, the 2007 subprime mortgages crisis was heralded as the worst global crisis after the […] more

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Why Employment And Jobs Data Affect Mortgage Rates

Features of the main financial sectors of the economy are deeply interlinked. When you look at the figures for one type of activity in the economy, it may be affected by another and directly influence yet another piece of data in turn. So it is with Employment and jobs data […] more

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3 Steps When the Appraisal Comes in Low

Its one of those things that make you stop and do a double take. When the appraisal comes in low it’s not like you can just drop your bid, the most common outcome is that the lend just declines to lend on the property. You are back to square one […] more

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